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What Does the Word ‘Swastika’ Mean?

In Sanskrit, the word swastika is a combination of ‘su’ (meaning ‘good’) and ‘asti’ (meaning ‘to exist’) — often getting translated as ‘all is...

Ashtottaram 6: OṀ PUṆYABHŨMYAI NAMAH

By Dr. Devakinanda Pasupuleti There is no equivalent word to puṇyam in English other than 'sin' for pāpam. In India everyone knows what puṇyam means....

Devotees Rush To Religious Places as Nationwide Lockdown Lifts

Religious places across the country flung open their doors to the devotees almost three months after they were shut due to the COVID-19 induced...

Temples in Tamil Nadu Continue to Remain Closed

Temples and other places of worship in Tamil Nadu remained closed for public as the state government which had earlier extended the lockdown till...

Not all UP Temples Going Well with Use of Alcohol-Based Sanitizers

The Yogi government's insistence on using alcohol-based sanitizers in temple premises has not gone down well with priests of several temples in Mathura and...

10 Ancient Hindu Temples in The Himalayas That Must be Visited Atleast Once

The majestic Himalayan Mountains are home to the highest and most magnificent peaks on Earth. These mountains are not just majestic and beautiful but...

ISKCON Devotees Recall When Donald Trump Helped Them Conduct Rath Yatra

By Muskan Bhatnagar The International Society for Krishna Consciousness, abbreviated as ISKCON is a Gaudiya Vaishnava Hindu religious organisation which was founded 53 years ago,...

COVID-19: Congress Urges Yogi to Open Places of Worship

The Uttar Pradesh unit of the Congress party has written to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday to open all places of worship which...

Top 3 Most Famous South Indian temples

Here is a list of top 3 South Indian temples. 1. Tirupati Tirumala Temple, Lord Vishnu The Tirupati Temple is one of the most important temples...

Indian Women Believe Struggle for Equality Should Not Be Staged in Temples

“From my childhood I believe that those rituals should be saved and I don’t think those beliefs should be legalized,” said Radhika Nair, an...

Four South Korean Temples Recommended for Unesco List

Four South Korean Buddhist temples were recommended for addition to the Unesco World Heritage list, the Cultural Heritage Administration (CHA) said here. South Korea submitted...

Top 10 Famous Hindu Temples of Tamil Nadu

NEW DELHI: Tamil Nadu is known as the temple city of India and the state is considered as the torchbearers of the magnificent heritage...

Birmingham Pragati Mandal: A Local Hindu Charity in UK Raises more than £3K for St. Mary’s Hospice

Birmingham Pragati Mandal is a local Hindu Charity in the city The Hindu Charity hosted an event at Shree Krishna Temple in Sparkbrook ...

7,000 immigrants from India in Kankas (US) Threatened by Visa Changes and Ethnic Violence

USA, May 4, 2017: Nearly 7,000 immigrants from India live in greater Kansas City, Kansas, in the middle of the U.S. and on the...

Parashurama Jayanti 2017 : Here is why Lord Parashurama is considered as 6th Incarnation of Lord Vishnu!

April 28, 2017: India celebrates the birth anniversary of Parashurama every year as it is believed that he is the sixth incarnation of Lord Vishnu. This year, in...

State Government launches Development schemes for temples in Kazhakootam, Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram, April 11, 2017: The state government will chalk out the high budget development schemes for various temples in Kazhakootam. Minister for devaswom and...

10,482 sq ft Colossal Hindu temple Sri MahaPeriyava Manimandapam likely to be built in Central Jersey

Central Jersey, April 11, 2017: A hearing on a proposal to construct a temple for Sri MahaPeriyava will be held on Wednesday. The Sanatana Dharma Foundation Inc. has...

Paper Bags to replace Plastic Bags in Andhra Pradesh Temples to counter Environmental Pollution

Amravati, April 7, 2017: Plastic is one of the most important daily use items in human life especially polyethene bags. They are used to carry...

Thousands of Devotees Reach Vijayawada to get Blessings from Goddess Durga

October 27, 2016: The Kanaka Durga temple of Vijayawada witnessed the presence of about 30,000 devotees on Tuesday. The devotees reached in such a...

HAMPI: The Ancient Capital of the Greatest Hindu Empire Vijayanagara

The World Heritage site of Hampi is filled with lavish Dravidian temples and was the capital of the kingdom of Vijayanagara The great...

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Wooden Puppets Will Enact Ramlila In Varanasi This Year

The world famous Ramlila in Varanasi will not be held this year due to the pandemic but the tradition will not be broken either. Wooden...

Guidelines For Disposal Of Cigarette Butts Within 3 Months To Be Layed Down

The National Organisation for Tobacco Eradication on Sunday welcomed the direction of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB)...

Actress Malaika Arora Feels Blessed To Overcome Covid-19

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